6:02 pm
Tue February 18, 2014

New Prescription Drugs That Break The Bank

Credit Wikimedia Commons

Walk around Kendall Square in Cambridge, and you’re surrounded by giants of biotech. Some of the world’s biggest pharmaceutical companies are developing groundbreaking drugs right in our backyard.

But developing treatments is just half the battle of making people well. Many of groundbreaking medications cost more than most people spend on their homes, as Kara Miller, host of WGBH Radio's Innovation Hub, explained on Greater Boston.